The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 50 64 94
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +30
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 293 214 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.91% 4.01% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.11% 4.20% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 225 158 131
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,157 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,300 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5739 5093 5282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.21% 95.54% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4845 4336 4693
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region.

Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -3 89 £55,000 +1.85% 22
Wiltshire +10 47 £62,500 +10.61% 6
Dorset +5 44 £50,000 -2.91% 13
Somerset +11 39 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Gloucestershire -2 36 £55,000 +4.76% 14
Devon +3 10 £72,500 +31.81% 2
Avon - 1 £65,000 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 195 (30.42%) Finance
2 121 (18.88%) Security Cleared
3 115 (17.94%) TOGAF
4 97 (15.13%) Microsoft
4 97 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (14.66%) SC Cleared
6 82 (12.79%) Windows
7 79 (12.32%) Banking
8 75 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 74 (11.54%) Oracle
9 74 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
10 68 (10.61%) ITIL
11 67 (10.45%) Cisco
11 67 (10.45%) VMware
12 65 (10.14%) UML
12 65 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
13 59 (9.20%) IBM
14 56 (8.74%) Java
15 51 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 50 (7.80%) Technical Architecture
17 49 (7.64%) .NET
18 46 (7.18%) Firewall
19 45 (7.02%) SOA
19 45 (7.02%) HP
20 44 (6.86%) Retail
21 42 (6.55%) Open Source
22 40 (6.24%) Degree
22 40 (6.24%) Citrix
22 40 (6.24%) Data Modelling
23 39 (6.08%) Service Delivery

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.03%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2000
5 6 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (0.94%) Lync
5 6 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.78%) CMS
6 5 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (0.78%) SAS
6 5 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.62%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.62%) JBoss
7 4 (0.62%) Apache
8 3 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.31%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.09%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.47%) SPSS
4 2 (0.31%) InDesign
5 1 (0.16%) MS Office
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.31%) Summit
4 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.56%) SaaS
2 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.31%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.18%) Firewall
2 18 (2.81%) SAN
2 18 (2.81%) WAN
3 15 (2.34%) Wireless
4 12 (1.87%) MPLS
5 11 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (1.56%) NAS
6 10 (1.56%) Internet
6 10 (1.56%) LAN
7 7 (1.09%) Network Security
8 5 (0.78%) iSCSI
8 5 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.78%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (0.78%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.62%) VPN
10 3 (0.47%) DNS
10 3 (0.47%) DHCP
10 3 (0.47%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (3.28%) Oracle ODI
3 12 (1.87%) Star Schema
4 10 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.40%) Big Data
6 8 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.25%) DB2
6 8 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.78%) QlikView
8 5 (0.78%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (0.62%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.47%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.47%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (1.87%) ERwin
2 5 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (0.78%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.78%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.62%) Maven
3 4 (0.62%) Ant
4 2 (0.31%) Hudson
4 2 (0.31%) Gradle
5 1 (0.16%) MagicDraw
5 1 (0.16%) Subversion
5 1 (0.16%) TestPartner
5 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.16%) IntelliJ
General
1 195 (30.42%) Finance
2 79 (12.32%) Banking
3 44 (6.86%) Retail
4 30 (4.68%) Legal
5 29 (4.52%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.43%) Local Government
7 19 (2.96%) Financial Institution
8 18 (2.81%) Military
9 16 (2.50%) Marketing
10 12 (1.87%) Retail Banking
10 12 (1.87%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.56%) Advertising
12 7 (1.09%) Back Office
12 7 (1.09%) Law
13 6 (0.94%) French Language
13 6 (0.94%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.78%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.47%) Electronics
16 2 (0.31%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.64%) .NET
2 34 (5.30%) Middleware
3 32 (4.99%) XML
4 22 (3.43%) Web Services
5 19 (2.96%) jQuery
6 16 (2.50%) HTML
7 14 (2.18%) Spring
7 14 (2.18%) JSF
8 13 (2.03%) J2EE
9 10 (1.56%) CSS
10 8 (1.25%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.09%) WCF
11 7 (1.09%) WF
11 7 (1.09%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.09%) Ajax
11 7 (1.09%) PostGIS
12 6 (0.94%) HTML5
13 5 (0.78%) REST
14 4 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
14 4 (0.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.55%) Open Source
3 35 (5.46%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.96%) Data Integration
5 17 (2.65%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.18%) GIS
7 14 (2.18%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.03%) Clustering
9 12 (1.87%) User Experience
10 10 (1.56%) Online Banking
10 10 (1.56%) Life Science
10 10 (1.56%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.94%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.94%) IVR
11 6 (0.94%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.78%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.78%) BBC
12 5 (0.78%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 82 (12.79%) Windows
2 38 (5.93%) Linux
3 14 (2.18%) UNIX
4 7 (1.09%) AIX
5 6 (0.94%) Solaris
6 5 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) Android
9 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (17.94%) TOGAF
2 97 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 74 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
5 68 (10.61%) ITIL
6 65 (10.14%) UML
7 50 (7.80%) Technical Architecture
8 45 (7.02%) SOA
9 40 (6.24%) Data Modelling
10 39 (6.08%) Service Delivery
11 35 (5.46%) Data Architecture
12 32 (4.99%) Matrix Management
13 29 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (4.21%) PRINCE2
15 26 (4.06%) BPMN
16 25 (3.90%) Mentoring
17 24 (3.74%) Software Engineering
18 23 (3.59%) MODAF
19 22 (3.43%) Project Management
20 21 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 56 (8.74%) Java
2 27 (4.21%) SQL
3 25 (3.90%) C#
4 14 (2.18%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.40%) C
6 8 (1.25%) C++
7 7 (1.09%) PHP
7 7 (1.09%) Ruby
8 6 (0.94%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.31%) Python
10 1 (0.16%) Scala
10 1 (0.16%) Clojure
10 1 (0.16%) Golang
10 1 (0.16%) Perl
10 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.16%) VB
10 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 121 (18.88%) Security Cleared
2 94 (14.66%) SC Cleared
3 40 (6.24%) Degree
4 22 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (3.12%) ISEB
6 14 (2.18%) DV Cleared
7 13 (2.03%) CCNA
8 12 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.56%) MCSE
9 10 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.40%) VCP4
11 8 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
11 8 (1.25%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.25%) MCP
12 6 (0.94%) VCP5
13 5 (0.78%) MCSA
13 5 (0.78%) CCIE
14 4 (0.62%) CITP
14 4 (0.62%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (1.72%) COBIT
3 10 (1.56%) Solvency II
4 8 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.94%) SLA
6 5 (0.78%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.62%) QA
8 2 (0.31%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.16%) CESG Infosec
9 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 51 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (4.06%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.18%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.25%) XenApp
4 8 (1.25%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.09%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.09%) vSphere
6 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.31%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.25%) Oracle EDQ
2 6 (0.94%) SCCM
3 5 (0.78%) OpenView
3 5 (0.78%) Unicenter
4 4 (0.62%) ARCserve
4 4 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.62%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.62%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.31%) Puppet
5 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 97 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 74 (11.54%) Oracle
3 67 (10.45%) Cisco
3 67 (10.45%) VMware
4 59 (9.20%) IBM
5 45 (7.02%) HP
6 40 (6.24%) Citrix
7 35 (5.46%) Juniper
8 20 (3.12%) SAP
9 19 (2.96%) F5
10 15 (2.34%) Symantec
11 14 (2.18%) NetApp
12 13 (2.03%) ESRI
13 9 (1.40%) EMC
14 8 (1.25%) Dell
15 7 (1.09%) Red Hat
16 6 (0.94%) 3PAR
17 5 (0.78%) RedPrairie
17 5 (0.78%) Nokia
17 5 (0.78%) Siemens
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + uncapped bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £55000 - £59000 per annum + personal bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + competitive benefit package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Bristol City Council
Salary: £36,571 - £39,267 up to 20% MRP
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + 20% bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago